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News & Events

Bethel College shares its story with a number of audiences through the work of the Office of Institutional Communications. They promote Bethel, its people, programs and achievements through:

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Bethel College News

Dr. Marche Fleming-Randle

Ground-breaking college administrator will speak on MLK Day

January 9th, 2023

Bethel will welcome Marché Fleming-Randle, Ph.D., from Wichita State University to campus for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16, in Mem Hall. The title of Fleming-Randle’s talk is “Together We Can be the Dream.” The program is free and open to the public. Fleming-Randle, who grew up in Junction City, Kan., came to WSU… Read More

Threshing stone in snow

Bethel announces fall academic honors

January 3rd, 2023

One hundred seventy-two Bethel College students had fall 2022 grades that earned academic distinction. Students whose semester grade point average is 3.7 or higher are named to the Dean’s List, while those with a GPA of 3.50-3.699 are listed as members of the Honor Roll. DEAN'S LIST Elizabeth Alderfer, Goessel, Kan. Dilan Bagci, Solingen,… Read More

Christmas tree under the moon

Bethel announces reduced hours for the holidays

December 22nd, 2022

The campus is closed, except for Kauffman Museum, Reverie Roasters at Mojo's, and the advancement office on Dec. 30, from Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. Advancement staff will be in their office at Leisy House (corner of Goerz Ave. and E. 23rd St. in North Newton) from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, and welcome visitors.… Read More

MeShonya Wren-Coleman

Wren-Coleman appointed VP for Student Life

December 13th, 2022

President Jon C. Gering has announced the appointment of MeShonya Wren-Coleman, Ph.D., Madison, Miss., as vice president for student life and dean of students. “During the interview process, MeShonya displayed an ability to connect with students,” Gering said. “She is a community builder who understands the challenges that our students face as… Read More

Josue Coy Dick

Violin student to play with Hutchinson Symphony

December 7th, 2022

As the winner of the Hutchinson Symphony Orchestra’s annual Anderson Concerto Competition, sophomore Josué Coy Dick will play with the HSO on Sunday, Dec. 11. Coy Dick, a violinist from North Newton, is a sophomore majoring in peace, justice and conflict studies. He will play the 1st movement of Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto in D Minor with in… Read More

Lighted Christmas tree with clouds and moon

Lighting of the Green, music events welcome the season

December 1st, 2022

Christmas events continue tonight, Friday, Dec. 9, when the Bethel jazz ensemble and combo present the annual Christmas Gala Jazz Concert, under the direction of Joel Boettger. The concert is in Krehbiel Auditorium in Luyken Fine Arts Center, and is free and open to the public, with a freewill offering taken to support music study and performance… Read More

About Bethel

As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.